The Fender Bass Handbook. (How to Buy, Maintain, Set Up, Troubleshoot and Modify Your Bass). Book. Hardcover. 202 pages. Hal Leonard #149658AP. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.333104).
ISBN 0760338620. 8.25x10.75 inches.
Here's the first hands-on how-to manual devoted to the legendary Fender electric bass guitar. This guidebook shows owners and dreamers the basics of selecting and buying basses; maintenance and repairs such as tuning, setting intonation, fret repairs, bridge and nut adjustments, and electrics troubleshooting; spur-of-the-moment stageside fixes; and some basic “performance” enhancements like adding “hot rod” aftermarket pickups, and more. In glorious full color throughout, this deluxe hardcover features 600+ photos, and expert advice on choosing a bass, with detailed model histories.